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Besiktas hold talks to sign former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla on a free transfer from Villarreal

Besiktas hold talks to sign former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla on a free transfer with the veteran’s contract expiring at Villarreal this summer

  • Santi Cazorla’s three-year stay at Villarreal could be set to end this summer
  • Besiktas have held talks with the former Arsenal midfielder over a free transfer
  • The 35-year-old has battled back from career threatening ankle injuries

Besiktas are reportedly in negotiations to sign former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla who is available on a free transfer this summer.

The 35-year-old has bounced back from a career threatening injury in the last two years, by starring for Villarreal following his departure from the Emirates Stadium.

But with his contract up at the Spanish top flight side, he is in discussions over a move to Turkey according to AS, who cite Turkish reports.

Santi Cazorla’s contract at Villarreal has expired and he is now exploring his options

Cazorla’s future remains uncertain after agreeing a one-year extension at Villarreal at the start of the season having battled back from his ankle problems that ruined the…